Bass fishing has many traps to avoid—running aground on shallow flats, hidden boulders in the tailrace, falling water in a tidal fishery. But there's one trap you should run to, not away from, during the prespawn period—lipless crankbaits like the Rat-L-Trap.
In all honesty, I wasn’t expecting to hear such a motivational conversation, but the Conservation Summit held during the Bassmaster Classic in Birmingham, AL. proved profoundly moving.
If you've ever eaten fried, baked, broiled or grilled grunt fillets you most certainly asked for seconds. I know I have.Serve them side by side with mangrove snapper and a lot of folks will not be able to distinguish.
Fishing’s supposed be fun, but don’t let the sport’s inherently relaxed nature catch you ill-prepared to capitalize on the occasional moments of opportunity.
The common misconception about my career path is that I’m a fisherman who likes to write. Actually, a writer who likes to fish is a better fit. I’m a career communicator and sport fishing is my primary subject area because fooling things with fins has long been a personal passion of mine. In truth, I spend much more time in front of a laptop or behind a camera than I do casting and reeling because, for me, the work comes first.